Wearable Technology

Smart wearable devices are becoming an increasingly popular form of identification using biometric measurements and are set to replace traditional password and chip and pin authentication methods while continuing to assist both the fitness and medical industries.

 

High-fashion, high-privacy glasses touted

An entrepreneur is developing a small line of eyewear designed to shade the wearer’s eyes or entire face from facial…

 

Liechtenstein to provide citizens with biometric bracelets to contain coronavirus

Liechtenstein has introduced a tech program to provide biometric bracelets for its citizens to monitor COVID-19 in real-time and keep…

 

Biometric face-scanning helmets reading the temperatures of people in crowds in China

Some police and epidemic-control teams in China are wearing biometric head gear and sensors that allow them to spot fevered…

 

Duke researchers to collect biometrics from wearables in search for early COVID-19 detection method

Do smartphones and biometric wearables already contain the data we need to know if we have become infected with the…

 

Oura biometric wearable tested with healthcare professionals for early coronavirus detection

A national study of a biometric wearable for early onset detection of COVID-19 has been launched, with Oura Rings worn…

 

Zwipe to deliver biometric payments solutions to major Middle East and Africa smart card maker

Masria Digital Payments (MDP), one of the largest smart card manufacturers and digital payments providers in the Middle East and…

 

Biometrics market research briefs: digital ID revenues to leap past $30B by 2024

The Internet of Things Consortium has published a “SmartReport on Wearables,” which provides market statistics and forecasts from analysts including…

 

Vuzix integrates TensorMark’s AI, computer vision tech for facial recognition in AR smart glasses

Vuzix has entered a strategic partnership with TensorMark to integrate its cloud-based AI and computer vision technology, including biometrics, with…

 

Halma invests in Valencell’s biometric sensors for wearables

Valencell has obtained a strategic financial investment from Halma and other investors, which will help boost development and innovation for…

 

Researchers developing facial recognition wearable for emergency service workers

Researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico led by Professor Manel Martínez-Ramón…

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